Srinagar, March 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Human Rights Commission has asked the police chief and Principal Secretary Home to submit their reports on the killing of a teacher, Rizwan Asad, in police custody in Awantipora area of Pulwama district, last week.

The commission issued the notices barely a week after it first asked the police to furnish a report into Rizwan’s killing in police custody that sparked outrage across the occupied territory.

“Let in the first instance issue notice to principal secretary home and DGP submitting their report in the matter,” read the order issued by the commission. »

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London, March 28 (KMS): A cross-party group of Members of the European Parliament via a letter addressed to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a ban on the use of pellet guns on civilians in Indian occupied Kashmir.

Wajid Khan, a Labour Member of the European Parliament representing the North West of England, has authored the letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Wajid Khan has been championed the cause of Kashmir in the Parliament since his appointment two years ago. He secured the historic Kashmir hearing in the human rights committee in February. »

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Residential house burnt by Indian forces in Kulgam

Srinagar, March 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred three youth in Shopian district, today.

The youth were killed by the troops during a cordon and search operation at Yarwan area of the district. The martyrs were identified as Sajad Khanday, Aqib Ahmad Dar and Basharat Ahmad Mir, all residents of Pulwama.

A police official talking to media men said that the soldiers of 23 PARA cordoned off Yarwan, Keller, a forest area on the tail end of the district and started a search operation at around 2:30am. An Indian official claimed to have killed three militants in Shopian district on Thursday. The operation was going on till filing of the report. »

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